Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

Abuse Recovery

I Didn’t Remember I Was Raped

by Alora Ferrara I couldn’t remember much of anything from my childhood. My mother was a heroin addict, and no matter how much she may have loved us, her …

How to Resist Relapse When Life Feels Out of Control

by Trevor McDonald Life has a habit of spiraling out of control when we least expect it. As a recovering addict during this time, equipping ourselves with the …

Broken, But Not Defeated

by Michell Spoden On January 24, 2018 I sat in the court room for the sentencing of Raed Salti, who was charged with 25 different counts of rape, kidnapping, …

The Courage to Forgive

by Shanen Dibbern I can’t remember what the weather was like on the night she tried to take my life. I only know that in my limited capacity to empathize …

How to Help a Loved One when They Return from Treatment

by Maurine Anderson Recovering from drug or alcohol addiction is quite possibly one of the most difficult trials that a person can face in life, and therefore …

Ways Addiction Recovery Can Foster a Successful Career

by Per Wickstrom Addiction recovery is an ongoing course of action.  No one just beats addiction at a rehab center and never has to work at their recovery …

Eastern Wisdom Western Soul – free bonus materials with purchase

Today is the day Eastern Wisdom Western Soul by Richard Singer is being released. This book simply and compassionately guides you to a life filled with …

Alcohol & Drug Temptations: How to Stay on Track During & After College

by Per Wickstrom College students are more than twice as likely to abuse drugs and alcohol compared to their peers who are not in college. Having struggled …

6 Tips for Resisting Temptation During Recovery

by Sara Stringer Everybody says that admitting you have an addiction is the hardest thing you’ll ever have to do. Guess what: getting sober and living life …

Serenity- The Answer to Addiction?

by John Gary Serenity is the calmness individuals feel inside. Serenity is a huge part of our physical and emotional self-care. When individuals suffer from …

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